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[TELEVISION]#CABLE:  SONY IS DROPPING ALL VIACOM CHANNELS FROM ITS VUE/PLAYSTATION PLATFORMS.

​Sony Corp. said its PlayStation Vue streaming TV service will stop carrying all of Viacom Inc.’s channels on Nov. 11 in order to “continue to offer the most compelling value to our fans.” Sony’s head of PlayStation Vue, Dwayne Benefield, said the service will launch AMC Networks Inc.’s part-owned BBC America and NBA TV, and… Continue reading [TELEVISION]#CABLE:  SONY IS DROPPING ALL VIACOM CHANNELS FROM ITS VUE/PLAYSTATION PLATFORMS.

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[ANIMATION] #MAYA: AUTODESK SPEAKS WITH INSOMNIAC GAMES CREATOR, TED PRICE ON HOW MAYA HELPED THEIR WORKFLOW. WATCH VIDEO:

​Insomniac’s Ted Price and Mike Acton speak about the story, the concept, and how Autodesk® Maya® software became a cornerstone of production in making Resistance 2™, their most ambitious and content-rich game to date. Watch video below: Making Of Resistance 2: Learn about the process Insomniac used to build Resistance 2 and how they always… Continue reading [ANIMATION] #MAYA: AUTODESK SPEAKS WITH INSOMNIAC GAMES CREATOR, TED PRICE ON HOW MAYA HELPED THEIR WORKFLOW. WATCH VIDEO:

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[MOBILE] #ANDROIDGAMES: ‘SHANGO’ THRONE OF GODS TEASED. TAKE A LOOK:

Alot is going on in the android game developer scene and Nigeria isn’t left out. With the success of Gidi run, a game we feel took inspiration from temple run; ‘Shango’ Throne of gods is somewhat looking analogous to Gods of War but its fine-we like this. The game screencaps was officially teased on social… Continue reading [MOBILE] #ANDROIDGAMES: ‘SHANGO’ THRONE OF GODS TEASED. TAKE A LOOK:

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[THROWBACK] #TBT: BACK THEN WHERE I COME FROM, THIS WAS CONSIDERED SWAG. CHECK IT OUT:

About some few days ago, it was announced online that VHS tapes have been officially discontinued. Sad news. Some group of kids decided to epitomize the VHS by making it as a comic book pack. But back in the days where I come from in Africa, if you had the set up above as a… Continue reading [THROWBACK] #TBT: BACK THEN WHERE I COME FROM, THIS WAS CONSIDERED SWAG. CHECK IT OUT:

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[BRANDS] #ENDORSEMENT: McDONALD IS SPONSORING POKEMON GO LAUNCH IN JAPAN.READ:

​The fast-food chain’s Japanese business put a statement on its website confirming it would be a launch partner when the game arrives in Japan. No date for this has been set, but McDonald’s said it was expected “soon” and that developers were working “intensely” to prepare for the launch.  Reports had suggested the launch was… Continue reading [BRANDS] #ENDORSEMENT: McDONALD IS SPONSORING POKEMON GO LAUNCH IN JAPAN.READ:

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[ANIMATION] #FG: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT IS PARTNERING JAPAN TO DEVELOP ANIMATED FOLKLORES AND CHILDREN MOVIES.

The Federal Government on Thursday accepted offer by the Japanese Government to assist Nigeria to develop capacity in production of animation and children films.             Avonome by Ibrahim Sirgai Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja at a meeting with Mr Sadamotu Kusaoke, the… Continue reading [ANIMATION] #FG: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT IS PARTNERING JAPAN TO DEVELOP ANIMATED FOLKLORES AND CHILDREN MOVIES.

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[AD FAILS] #ADWATCH: WARNER BROS FINED FOR DECEPTIVE ADVERTISING AND PAYING SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCERS ON POSITIVE REVIEWS. READ:

​Warner Brothers Home Entertainment had its wrist slapped this week by the Federal Trade Commission for being less than honest about its use of influencers for marketing purposes.    Pewdiepie-Video game reviewer. The entertainment company paid several online influencers, including the incredibly popular game reviewer PewDiePie, to promote their fantasy role-play Lord of the Rings… Continue reading [AD FAILS] #ADWATCH: WARNER BROS FINED FOR DECEPTIVE ADVERTISING AND PAYING SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCERS ON POSITIVE REVIEWS. READ:

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[GAMING] #POKEMONGO: CRIMINALS ARE TARGETING POKEMON GO USERS-EXPERTS WARN. WATCH VIDEO OF RECENT ROBBERY.

The success of the augmented reality mobile game app “Pokemon Go” by Nintendo could be putting millions at risk of hackers and other criminals, security experts have warned. Less than one week after launch, Pokémon Go has proved extremely popular around the world. According to data from SimilarWeb , the app has surpassed the dating… Continue reading [GAMING] #POKEMONGO: CRIMINALS ARE TARGETING POKEMON GO USERS-EXPERTS WARN. WATCH VIDEO OF RECENT ROBBERY.

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[CANNES LIONS 2016] #UPDATES: INSIGHT NIGERIA TALKS MARKETING AS McCANN, OTHERS TALK EMPATHY AND HEALTHCARE BRANDING IN CANNES.

In today’s society the way you look is just as important as how you feel. Consumers are increasingly looking to find ways to quantify every aspect of their well-being and everyday life. Insight Nigeria, a foremost leading integrated marketing communications agency blazed the trail at the 58th Cannes international festival of creativity presently ongoing in… Continue reading [CANNES LIONS 2016] #UPDATES: INSIGHT NIGERIA TALKS MARKETING AS McCANN, OTHERS TALK EMPATHY AND HEALTHCARE BRANDING IN CANNES.

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[GADGETS & GIZMOS] #VR: THIS ALIENWARE VR BACKPACK IS TOTALLY INSANE.

Every tech company knows that Virtual Reality is the future but all have their own ideas to implement it for their buyers. HTC Vive and Oculus Rift are powered by our own computers and hence they tend to be more powerful and feature rich due to the resources they have access to. While Samsung Gear VR,… Continue reading [GADGETS & GIZMOS] #VR: THIS ALIENWARE VR BACKPACK IS TOTALLY INSANE.

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[FILM MAKING] #MOVIES: JOHN BOYEGA WILL BE STARRING IN PACIFIC RIM 2.

Uncancel the apocalypse everyone : The Force Awakens star John Boyega will lead the cast of Pacific Rim 2.                      John Boyega Boyega will be playing the lead role, currently unnamed but definitely the son of Stacker Pentecost, Idris Elba’s character from the first film. Let’s hope Boyega’s character continues the Pacific Rim tradition of… Continue reading [FILM MAKING] #MOVIES: JOHN BOYEGA WILL BE STARRING IN PACIFIC RIM 2.

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[theBRANDRADIO] #HAPPYMOTHER’SDAY: WISHES TO OUR ARDENT READERS.

Motherly love is incomparable. Happy mother’s day to our ardent readers. We love you all. Photo credit: Yasa Antewa ©thebrandradio 2016. All rights reserved.